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Senior Character Artist – Canada – Permanent Contract – RPG Video Games

Location: Edmonton, Canada Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago

BioWare Edmonton

Project: AAA RPG Console & PC Games


This studio is a leading games developer of RPG console and PC Games. They create, deliver and evolve the most emotionally engaging games in the world.


As a Senior Character Artist you’re driven to achieve high-quality believable characters. A character artist at this developer is expected to assume ownership over any technical issues that arise and drive them to resolution. So you must have the ability to work alongside other character artists, rendering engineers, technical artists, technical animators, designers and concept artists.



  • 3D Character Art Portfolio
  • Previous AAA Games Development Experience as a Senior Artist
  • Ability to present, light and render realistic humans
  • Advanced surface shader work desirable
  • Ability to craft low resolution, complex hard surface shapes
  • Use of character models in low, medium, and high polygon counts
  • Clean texturing and material work
  • Ability to work from reference materials, such as concept art or photogrammetry
  • Assets authored for a physically based environment
  • Assets rendered with individual material channels (diffuse albedo, roughness, normal, etc)
  • Excels in Maya, experience in Max, XSI or Modo is a plus.
  • Exceptionally skilled in Substance Designer/Painter
  • Strong ZBrush or Mudbox experience
  • Education required: completion of high school, some college, vocational training or University or equivalent work experience/training



  • Experience with shaders, physically based rendering and material authoring pipelines
  • MEL, Python, HLSL scripting knowledge is a plus
  • Experience with organic and inorganic modelling
  • Frostbite/Unreal experience



  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Pension with Company Match
  • Free Video Games
  • Competitive Compensation Packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality.
  • Health, Dental, Financial Offered
  • Bonus and Relocation Assistance Offered.


Interested in finding out more? Call me today on +44 (0) 1206 214425.

Tagged as: Character Art

Tags: Character Art Categories: Art , Creative


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